Category Archives: Vancouver

6 Amazing Things You Might Not Know About Vancouver

I’m gonna jump on the bandwagon here with my own “Six (or 3 or 10) ____ (amazing/crazy/scary/weird) Things you Might Not Know About ___”. I grew up around here and that gave me some time to notice a thing or … Continue reading

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Practically Complete: Penny Project

Time to catch up with the Penny Project! It has been awhile. The penny-adding action was swift in the beginning, but then slowed down as the missing ones became fewer and fewer. What’s still missing: 1970, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1963, … Continue reading

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DIY Canadian Penny Wall Project

In winter, when the air outside is damp cold and the daylight brief, I tend to cocoon at home more than in brighter months. Home-based activities increase, like sewing, recycled crafting, yoga, making homemade dish soap (hmm) and food projects … Continue reading

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Oh, look there’s a riot.

Yup. Hockey Riot 2011. The second time the Canucks have lost in the final Stanley Cup game and some Vancouverites just can’t handle it. My hometown  has made the news with a bunch of destructive idiots taking the opportunity of … Continue reading

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